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POSITION OPENING: Project Archaeologist, General Contracts Program (GCP),
Office of the State Archaeologist. This is a full-time, 100 percent,
benefited appointment at the Research Assistant III level at the University
See: http://www.uiowa.edu/~osa/archaeologyop.htm for full details.
Conduct Section 106 CRM archaeology for public and private sector clients.
Project Archaeologists report to and coordinate activities with the GCP
Director but are responsible for the day-to-day organization and timely
execution of field investigations, laboratory analyses, and report
preparation including graphics. Work primarily involves projects in Iowa
although the potential exists for projects in Missouri, Illinois,
Wisconsin, and Minnesota (typically within a 6 hour radius of Iowa City).
Extensive travel during field season weeks required; weekend overnight
stays away from Iowa City are rare.
Applicants must exceed the Secretary of the Interior's Professional
Qualification Standards for Archaeology (36CFR61): a graduate degree in
archaeology, anthropology, or a closely related field (M.A./M.S. required);
at least one year of post-graduate degree supervisory experience in
Plains/Midwest archaeology; demonstrated ability to carry research (field,
lab, and reporting) to completion in a timely and high quality manner;
experience directing archaeological crews up to 12 persons in size; and
ability to work effectively in a diverse environment.
Desired Qualifications: Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA).
Experience with Word, Excel, Access, ArcView GIS, and CorelDRAW computer
applications on PC-based platforms. Experience with Topcon total station
survey equipment and Trimble GeoExplorer 3 GPS units. Previous experience
with Iowa cultural resource management projects. Individuals with
experience in lithic analysis, geoarchaeology, or faunal analysis are
especially encouraged to apply, although other specialties welcome.
This is a full-time University of Iowa Professional and Scientific position
in a great work environment with an excellent benefits package (five weeks
paid vacation per year, TIAA-CREF retirement plan with significant
University contribution, health/dental/life insurance coverage) and an
estimated base full-time salary of $30,900 to $37,780 depending on
experience/qualifications, with an increase 7/1/01. Desired start date is
March 12, 2001.
Applicants should refer to posting #40163 and send a current CV detailing
experience, statement of interest and special skills, and the
names/addresses/telephone/e-mail of three references to:
John F. Doershuk, Ph.D., RPA
Director, General Contracts Program
Office of the State Archaeologist
University of Iowa
700 Clinton Street Building
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1030
The University of Iowa is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. Qualified women and minorities are especially encouraged
to apply. Applications must be received by January 11, 2001.
Please post the following ad. Thanks!
Heritage Consultants, a Connecticut-based cultural resource management company, is seeking local field archaeologists for project-to-project work in New England. Fieldwork will include Phase I cultural resources survey and Phase II testing projects, as well as potentially laboratory duties and report writing assistance.
Qualified candidates must have:
Bachelor's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field;
Completed an accredited archaeological field school;
Experience performing archaeological survey and excavation;
Ability to work in diverse terrain that will involves hiking to and from project areas;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Ability to work well with others and be a proactive part of a project team;
Detailed note taking skills;
A valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation;
Ability to operate GPS units and navigate using USGS maps/aerial photography preferred.
Please send a cover letter (in PDF or WORD format) that presents your field experience, including in New England, a copy of your resume/CV, contact information for at least of two references, and a date of availability to info@.... Starting pay will be commensurate with education and experience. Heritage Consultants is an equal opportunity employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.